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Author Topic: First 1901 Indians from Polaris  (Read 8847 times)

Offline Chieftan1400

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First 1901 Indians from Polaris
« on: November 15, 2013, 09:00:24 AM »
Hello,
A few Indian enthusiasts were excited enough about the new Indian that we bought early so we could get one of the first 1901 bikes off the line, as the first 1901 are "badged."
So, after a short poll, I've decided to start a 1901 club, which will consist of the first 1901, 2014 Indian motorcycle owners.  So far, I've had about 45 responses on thevog.net, and growing.  I know it's "pie in the sky," but it would be nice to get all 1901 owners  :)
If interested, please respond to this post with the color, model, number, city-state-country of your new scooter and how you can be contacted; or, you can respond on thevog.net, general Indian forum, "How about a 1901 Club."
Motor-On
Chieftan1400



Offline Tin Whiskers

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Re: First 1901 Indians from Polaris
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2013, 09:07:39 AM »
I am listed with the IIRA.
« Last Edit: November 15, 2013, 10:03:20 AM by Tin Whiskers »
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Offline Spur

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Re: First 1901 Indians from Polaris
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2013, 09:22:33 AM »
Don't really like thevog.net.  Too many jealous Vic owners over there. This site is much better for reasonable discussion.  Don't really want to be involved too much with vog.
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Re: First 1901 Indians from Polaris
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2013, 09:31:17 AM »
red & tan, Vintage #771, Charlotte NC, this forum
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Offline Chieftan1400

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Re: First 1901 Indians from Polaris
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2013, 09:35:40 AM »
thevog.net has been around since 2008 and, since I own 2 XC's, was my first site.  Andy seems to have done a good site, and he opened the door for a lot of Polaris Indian discussions with lots of good information.  The only way I discovered this site is from a vog.net member.  Now that I have my new Chieftan, this is my new home for Indians....

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Re: First 1901 Indians from Polaris
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2013, 09:37:09 AM »
welcome aboard!
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Offline Spur

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Re: First 1901 Indians from Polaris
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2013, 09:47:48 AM »
I have no problem with Victory bikes and will probably have one some day. It just seems the Vic guys over at vog feel kind of left out right now.  Kind of like the the first child syndrome after the second is born and getting all the attention.  Since  both are made at same place by polaris the Vic history could offer many insights.
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Offline Chieftan1400

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Re: First 1901 Indians from Polaris
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2013, 10:08:40 AM »
I personally haven't really felt that, although I can understand some of their frustration, because the have a GREAT bike with piss poor Polaris support.
However, I certainly understand what you mean from the few "Victory" rides I've been...definitely a different set of folks on the rides...at lease from my HOG days :o

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Re: First 1901 Indians from Polaris
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2013, 01:51:32 PM »
Red Chieftain, #290, Picayune, Mississippi, this forum.
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Re: First 1901 Indians from Polaris
« Reply #9 on: November 15, 2013, 03:40:50 PM »
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Offline Tonto

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Re: First 1901 Indians from Polaris
« Reply #10 on: November 15, 2013, 04:35:41 PM »
Black Chieftain #682

I have to agree with Spur's reply.  Seems like there are a few Vic owners that are feeling like 'second string'.  I don't get it.   I've owned 2 Vics and loved them both.  Let's stick together....... strength in numbers.
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Offline Jack Ahearn

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Re: First 1901 Indians from Polaris
« Reply #11 on: November 15, 2013, 07:10:05 PM »
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Re: First 1901 Indians from Polaris
« Reply #12 on: November 15, 2013, 11:40:59 PM »
I am just curious, what does membership on these registries actually get you?  I have been riding for a while now and this isn't the first time I have seen this come up, just not sure of the benefits.

If its really just about creating a member list, we can do that here if there is a real need.  Thoughts?

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Re: First 1901 Indians from Polaris
« Reply #13 on: November 15, 2013, 11:43:44 PM »
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Re: First 1901 Indians from Polaris
« Reply #14 on: November 16, 2013, 12:09:33 AM »
thevog.net has been around since 2008 and, since I own 2 XC's, was my first site.  Andy seems to have done a good site, and he opened the door for a lot of Polaris Indian discussions with lots of good information.  The only way I discovered this site is from a vog.net member.  Now that I have my new Chieftan, this is my new home for Indians....

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